The Spirit of the People Powwow is Feb. 16 and 17. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

Getting ready to drum and dance at powwow in Chilliwack

New venue for this year’s Spirit of the People Powwow in Chilliwack

Join the drumming and dancing at the Spirit of the People Family Day Powwow this weekend taking place at its new venue, Chilliwack secondary school.

The two-day event features host drum Travelling Spirit, with several special dances including Family Team Dance, Owl Dance contest and Switch Dance.

There will also be authentic arts and crafts and a First Nations concession stand.

It is hosted by Spirit of the People Cultural Society in partnership with School District #33 Aboriginal Education Department and takes place Saturday, Feb. 16 and Sunday, Feb. 17. Grand entry times are 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. both days.

Everyone is welcome to attend, and people are asked to bring their own chairs. This is a drug- and alcohol-free event.

For more info, call 604-845-5234. If you’d like to volunteer, call 604-997-7636.

 

(Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

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